Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Eve and Josie are here today to show you how you can save money on makeup products, while also getting the perfect Valentine’s Day look. We each picked out some products to show you that you really don’t need to spend a whole lot of money to look and feel beautiful!

Eve went to Walmart to find a few products all under $20! She used Maybelline’s The City Mini Palette in 550 Cocoa City, the Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in 415 Pink in the afternoon and the NYX Cosmetics lipgloss in Sugar Pie. This created the most perfect, natural Valentine’s Day look for someone who is either going out or staying in this year!

Eve’s look for under $20:


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Maybelline City Mini Palette in “Cocoa City”

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Keep an eye out for the YouTube video where you can see the final result of these products on both Eve and Josie.

Josie ventured to Target to find her affordable Valentine’s Day makeup! While her’s came to about $25 in total, she definitely splurged a little with three different lip products. If she chose only one lip product and the eyeshadow palette, she could have only spent upwards of $15! The products she used were e.l.f. cosmetics Rose Gold Sunset palette, NYX matte lip pencil in Whipped Caviar, and the NYX Butter Gloss in Vanilla Cream Pie (middle) and Creme Brûlée (right). This created a soft, feminine Valentine’s Day look that could easily transition from day to night for those that don’t have time to redo their makeup!

Josie’s Look:

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With just a few inexpensive dupes from the most popular drugstore names in makeup, you’ll be ready for Valentine’s Day date night! From all of us here at Consumer $ense, Happy Valentine’s Day! Check back next week for the rundown on all things retail on Valentine’s Day from Consumer Trends Expert, Dr. Audrey Guskey.


Eve Rosemeier and Josie Ohler | Content Creators